A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday granted Justice Adeniyi Ademola and his wife, Olabowale N50m bail each.
Ruling on the bail application, the trial judge, Justice Judge Okeke held that the couple is expected to provide a bail bond of N50m each.
The court also directed Justice Ademola and his wife to submit their international passports to the court’s registrar.
Recall that Ademola and his wife, Olabowale, who is the Head of Service of Lagos State were arraigned by the Federal Government on an 11 counts charges bordering on possession of firearms without valid license, conspiracy to receive gratification and receiving gratification of N30m from Joe Agi and Associates, between March 11 and March 26, 2015.
Earlier, the prosecution opted not to oppose the bail applications filed by the defence counsel, Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN, on behalf of the Justice Ademola and his wife.
Okeke also urged counsels in the matter to agree on a date for commencement of trial.
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